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Sunday, April 5, 2020
WELCOME TO  OUR 2023-2024 Chess tournament SEASON!
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PRIZES
  • $800 cash prizes

  • $450 for Premier Championship ($200, $150, $100)

  • $300 for Open Championship ($150, $100, $50)

  • $50 for Junior Championship (first place)

  • Trophies and and/or medals for all sections​

  • Certificates for first unrated chess tournament (Novice sections)

  • Medals for first USCF-rated chess tournament

SECTIONS
  • Novice I: K-1, Unrated | 4 rounds

  • Novice II: 2-4, Unrated | 4 rounds

  • Juniors: K-6, U400 | 4 rounds | G40, d5

  • Primary: K-8, U800 | 4 rounds | G40, d5

  • Reserve: K-12, U1100 | 4 rounds | G40, d5

  • Classic: K-12, 1000 - 1400 | 4 rounds | G45, d5

  • Junior Championship: K-12, 1300 - 1600 | 4 rounds | G50, d5

  • Open Championship: K-12, 1600+ | 4 rounds | G60, d5

  • Premier Championship: 2000+ | 3 rounds | G70, d5
     

START TIMES
  • 9:15 am for Premier Championship

  • 9:30 am for Junior and Open Championship 

  • 9:45 am for Juniors, Primary, Reserve and Classic

  • 10:00 am for Novice sections

REGISTRATION FEE

Premier Championship:

  • $65 
     

All other sections:

  • $55 until 10 days prior to the tournament (early bird)

  • $65 until 48 hours prior to the tournament (regular rate)

  • $85 within 48 hours of the tournament (late entry)

BYES

Half-point byes (maximum 1) may be requested, as follows:​

  • Premier Championship: no byes available

  • Classic, Junior Championship, Open Championship: half-point byes available for round 4 only

  • Novice, Juniors, Primary, Reserve: any round

Note: All half-point bye requests must be made prior to round 2 pairings.  Half-point bye requests cannot be changed once round 2 is paired.  Bye requests can be made by emailing admin@pelikings.org or by visiting Chess Control on-site.
 

DISCOUNTS (SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY)

  • Siblings: $10 off per child (discount code: SIBLING)

  • Junior Championship: free registration for players rated 1500+ (discount code: FREE1500)

  • Open Championship: free registration for players rated 1900+ (discount code: FREE1900)

  • Premier Championship: free registration for scholastic players rated 2300+ (discount code: FREE2300)

 

REGISTRATION

Registration closes at 6:00 am on the day of the tournament, subject to availability, however the organizers reserve the right to close registration at any time during the registration period.

PLEASE NOTE: TOURNAMENT ENTRIES ARE NOT VALID UNTIL PAYMENT IS RECEIVED. THE ORGANIZER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO RESCIND ENTRIES, FOR ANY REASON, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION.

CHANGES OR CANCELLATIONS
 

If you're already registered for an upcoming tournament but need to request a change or cancellation, please email admin@pelikings.org.

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